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The KGP Journal

As a mom, I am always searching for inspiration and guidance as I journey on my path of motherhood.  Although I am no expert at raising children, I love learning and sharing information with you in hopes that your journey may also find a smooth and joyful path!  This journal is just that- things that inspire me, such as beautiful pictures of your kiddos and women doing incredible things, as well as helpful guidance when it comes to photography as well as raising children here in the DFW metroplex!  I hope you enjoy these entries and thank you so much for stopping by!

The Journal


When most of us hear “portrait photography”, our minds instantly conjure up pictures of awkward poses and forced smiles.  That’s because a heavily posed portrait is pretty uncomfortable.  It’s uncomfortable at the time you’re being posed and it’s uncomfortable to look at.  It just doesn’t look or feel like you.  Kids feel the same way, […]

Posed Vs. Child Led Portraits: Dallas Portrait Photography

Children, Tips & Resources

Young boy sitting on a chair looking very proud

May 25, 2023

If this is your first time having newborn portraits taken of your little one, you probably have a lot of questions!  How long will the session take?  What happens during the session?  Are there special things I should bring with me?  I’m often peppered with these questions as a DFW newborn photographer!  This journal entry […]

How long is a newborn session: DFW Newborn Photographer

Newborns, Tips & Resources

newborn baby under white blanket with arms outstretched

May 23, 2023

As a professional in studio photography in Dallas, TX, clients often ask what they should bring to their session. Moms are used to schlepping just about any possible thing their child could, may, possibly, just-in-case need so it’s a completely valid question.  The good news is, there isn’t a whole lot you NEED to bring. […]

What to bring to your session: Photography Studio Dallas TX

Children, Tips & Resources

Little girl in cream dress about to stand up by photography studio Dallas TX

May 18, 2023

The world of parenthood and babies is pretty foreign to most of us before our first child arrives.  Is Sophie really just a plastic giraffe?  What makes this stroller so special?  Do wipes really need to be warmed up?  And am I too late to have newborn photographs taken?  If you’re feeling a little lost […]

The Best Time To Take Newborn Photos: A New Parent Guide

Newborns, Tips & Resources

newborn baby sleeping with white blankets draped over him for best time newborn photos

April 26, 2023

Our faces hold so much emotion, feelings, thoughts and personality and portrait photography delivers all of this to you in a beautiful package.  Being able to freeze that moment in time and hold on to those incredible details forever is a true treasure.  And as a parent, holding on to those details and memories seems […]

White Studio Photography- What Makes it Special?

Tips & Resources

Close up profile in black and white of a toddler boy by white studio photography

April 20, 2023